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The Evolution of Category
  • David Byrne
    born 1952
    born: Dumbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom ; active: United States
  • The Evolution of Category, 2003
  • pencil on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 43.18 x 35.56 cm
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0017
Label Text

Text and image merge to resemble a tree, with wide forking branches above a suggested horizon line at center, and more circular, root-like, system below horizon.